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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
    The Washington Post reports Trump is not nominating people to important positions: The Senate has confirmed 26 of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet and other top posts. But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate…
  • Apr 26

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
    Donald Trump and Jefferson Sessions lose another round in court, this time on the threat to withhold federal funds from cities that don't comply with its requests to detain undocumented persons when released from state and local jails or…
  • Apr 25

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
    Ted Cruz is hardly the first to propose using forfeited assets from Mexican drug traffickers to pay for a border wall. In February, Rep. James Sensebrenner introduced H.R. 1067: Build up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act…
Rank this Week: 2

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 3

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Anthem To Pay Record $115 Million To Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

    Anthem To Pay Record $115 Million To Settle Data Breach Lawsuit
    If approved, this will be the biggest data breach settlement in history.
  • Jun 23

    Not All Trial Lawyers Can Handle All Kinds Of Trial

    Not All Trial Lawyers Can Handle All Kinds Of Trial
    Make the right choices in what you handle to develop the career that is right for you.
  • Jun 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.23.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.23.17
    * An off-duty African-American police officer responded to gunfire heard from his apartment by grabbing his service weapon and heading out to assist his fellow officers. How do you think this blurb is going to end? If you answered "I don't…
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Lurlyn A. Winchester, 58, New City, New York, a Justice for the Town Court of Monroe, was charged with making false statements in connection with an application for a loan to purchase a residence in Monroe, New…
  • Jun 6

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Oscar Cantalicio Ortiz, 53, a contractor who had resided in Kingwood, Texas, prior to becoming a fugitive in this case, was sentenced in absentia to 262 months in prison for his role in a $16 million loan fraud…
  • Jun 6

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark F. Speakman, 60, Grove City, Ohio, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for an investment fraud scheme that defrauded his clients out of more than $1.1 million. According to court documents, between 2000 and…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 25

    The Top Five New Tax Paper

    The Top Five New Tax Paper
    This week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads is the same as last week's list, with some reshuffling of the orders of the papers within the Top 5: [223 Downloads] Can New York Publish President Trump's State Tax Returns?, by Daniel…
  • Jun 25

    NY Times:Is Your God Dead?

    NY Times:Is Your God Dead?
    New York Times op-ed: Is Your God Dead?, by George Yancy (Emory): Is your God dead? I don’t mean the God of the philosophers or the scholars, but, as Blaise Pascal said, the “God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob.” With no…
  • Jun 24

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Top Students Increasingly Are Not Interested In Law School Retired U.S. Tax Court Judge Sentenced To 34 Months In Jail For Tax Fraud Committed While She Sat On The Court Charleston President Touts Rebirth Of Law School With 150% Enrollment…
Rank this Week: 6

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 7

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Jun 23

    [Ilya Somin] More on Murr – a response to Rick Hill

    [Ilya Somin] More on Murr – a response to Rick Hill
    New York University law Professor Roderick Hills has posted a thoughtful response to my post criticizing the Supreme Court’s just-issued decision in Murr v. Wisconsin. Rick makes two interesting arguments. Neither persuades me that Murr…
  • Jun 23

    [Sam Bray] Translating Genesi

    [Sam Bray] Translating Genesi
    Last year I published an article on the phrases “necessary and proper” and “cruel and unusual.” I argued that both phrases are best seen as instances of the figure of speech hendiadys. Hendiadys is the use of two…
  • Jun 23

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Should regulatory takings doctrine be reconsidered from the ground up?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Should regulatory takings doctrine be reconsidered from the ground up?
    Justice Clarence Thomas is well known for writing separate opinions highlighting the gap between the Supreme Court’s contemporary jurisprudence in a given area and the original constitutional understanding or original public meaning of…
Rank this Week: 8

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE
  • Jun 23

    CHOLULA!

    CHOLULA!
    @ 36000 feet? (Served on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.)
  • Jun 23

    FRUIT OR BUN?

    FRUIT OR BUN?
    Breakfast options on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.
Rank this Week: 9

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jun 25

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Normativity, Morality, & Ethic

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Normativity, Morality, & Ethic
    Introduction Normative legal theory is concerned with reasons for legal actions, including reasons for adopting legislation or for judge-made law. This very brief entry in the Legal Theory Lexicon attempts to sort out some the terminology by…
  • Jun 24

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution" by Young

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution" by Young
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution by Alison L. Young. Here is a description: Constitutions divide into those that provide for a constitutionally protected set of rights, where courts can strike down…
  • Jun 24

    Download of the Week: "Probing the Depths of the Responsible Corporate Officer's Duty" by Ferzan

    Download of the Week: "Probing the Depths of the Responsible Corporate Officer's Duty" by Ferzan
    The Download of the Week is Probing the Depths of the Responsible Corporate Officer's Duty by Kimberly Kessler Ferzan. Here is the abstract: Many criminal law scholars have criticized the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine as a form of…
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jun 24

    Federal judge rejects bid to dismiss immigration suit against Trump and USCIS

    Federal judge rejects bid to dismiss immigration suit against Trump and USCIS
    The US District Court for the Western District of Washington [official website] on Wednesday denied in part and granted in part a motion to dismiss [order, PDF] a class-action suit filed against President Donald Trump [official profile] and…
  • Jun 24

    Germany Parliament passes bill to compensate those persecuted under anti-homosexuality law

    Germany Parliament passes bill to compensate those persecuted under anti-homosexuality law
    The lower house of the German Parliament [official website] on Thursday passed a bill [PDF, in German] to compensate thousands of individuals who had been persecuted and imprisoned for their sexuality. The law under which the individuals had…
  • Jun 24

    Amnesty calls for review of hate crime legal framework and police training in UK

    Amnesty calls for review of hate crime legal framework and police training in UK
    Amnesty International UK (AI) [advocacy website] on Friday called for [press release] improved police training and a review of the legal framework as they relate to hate crimes in the UK. In a news briefing tilted “Against Hate:…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Jul 28

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
      Many people get married but not everyone remains in this situation. Some decide to get a divorce for different reasons – they don’t get along or simply they don’t like being married anymore. No matter the reason,…
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
Rank this Week: 12

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
  • Jun 8

    LexisNexis Snaps Up Legal Tech Startup Ravel Law

    LexisNexis Snaps Up Legal Tech Startup Ravel Law
    When it comes to the future of lawyering, LexisNexis is doubling down on big data. The company took its latest step Thursday toward turning lawyers into data analysts with the acquisition of Ravel Law, a five-year-old San Francisco…
Rank this Week: 13

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 14

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 25

    South of the border, US expats have a different take on Mexico than many American

    South of the border, US expats have a different take on Mexico than many American
    CNN reports on the growing number of American expatriates who are living happily in Mexico and enjoying the "three Cs," climate, culture, and (lower) cost of living. According to the State Department, roughly 1 million US citizens…
  • Jun 25

    Congratulations to Three Newly Tenured Immigration Law Professor

    Congratulations to Three Newly Tenured Immigration Law Professor
    Congratulations to three superstar immigration law professors whose tenure was finalized by their respective universities in the last few weeks. Ming Hsu Chen is a professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where she holds a faculty…
  • Jun 24

    In Clooney's Italian Hometown, Immigration Is Key

    In Clooney's Italian Hometown, Immigration Is Key
    Clooney by Ed Van-West Garcia When I think of Lake Como in Italy, I think of George Clooney. Don't judge. I'm pretty sure most of our readers would say the same. And, by the way, you're welcome for the editorial...
Rank this Week: 15

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Jun 25

    "Anthony Kennedy retirement watch at a fever pitch"

    "Anthony Kennedy retirement watch at a fever pitch"
    "Anthony Kennedy retirement watch at a fever pitch": Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com has this report.
  • Jun 25

    Greetings from San Francisco

    Greetings from San Francisco
    Greetings from San Francisco: Where this afternoon, I will be making my first visit to AT&T Park, to watch the San Francisco Giants host the New York Mets. And where tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. pacific time, I will be taking a guided tour of…
  • Jun 24

    "Justices Side With Immigrant Who Got Bad Legal Advice"

    "Justices Side With Immigrant Who Got Bad Legal Advice"
    "Justices Side With Immigrant Who Got Bad Legal Advice": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times. In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined "Supreme Court gives second…
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 18

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jun 24

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit
    Many thanks to Jon Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) for forwarding yesterday's decision by the Fourth Circuit in Solomon v. NFL Player Retirement Plan. Here's Jon's description of the case: [T]he context is a retired NFL player's challenge to a…
  • Jun 23

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace
    Congrats to Friends-of-blog Leora Eisenstadt and Deanna Geddes (Temple) who have a fascinating op-ed in The San Francisco Chronicle on the troubles at Uber and the law's contribution to the creation of angry workers and unhealthy workplaces.…
  • Jun 23

    The Conservative Case for Union

    The Conservative Case for Union
    Jonathan Rauch has written The Conservative Case for Unions in the Atlantic. Congratulations to Matt Dimick (Buffalo) for a prominent mention, and for Rauch's discussion of Dimick's work on the Ghent System. Here's an excerpt from the…
Rank this Week: 19

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 25

    Father Mistakenly Told His Son is Dead

    Father Mistakenly Told His Son is Dead
    Frank Kerrigan buried his homeless son at a cemetery in Orange County, California last month. Friends and family travelled from as far as Las Vegas and Washington State to mourn at the $20,000 funeral. To Kerrigan’s great surprise, Bill…
  • Jun 24

    Article on How Can the Property (Relationships) Act Be ‘Trusted’?

    Article on How Can the Property (Relationships) Act Be ‘Trusted’?
    Emily Devaney recently published an Article entitled, How Can the Property (Relationships) Act Be ‘Trusted’? An Analysis of Trust Law and its Interface with Relationship Property Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017).…
  • Jun 24

    12 Strange Funerals and Funeral Tradition

    12 Strange Funerals and Funeral Tradition
    Funerals are generally somber, mournful events. The loss of a loved one is always a difficult, heart-wrenching experience and the funeral service mirrors this loss. Occasionally though, the life of the deceased may have been so unique or…
Rank this Week: 21

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Turkey Removes Evolution From High School Curriculum

    Turkey Removes Evolution From High School Curriculum
    The New York Times reported yesterday that in Turkey the Education Ministry has decided to eliminate the teaching of evolution to ninth graders, removing the chapter on the topic from ninth grade text books because it is controversial.…
  • Jun 23

    In Mosque's Factional Dispute, Ohio Court Orders Dissolution and Reincorporation

    In Mosque's Factional Dispute, Ohio Court Orders Dissolution and Reincorporation
    In State of Ohio ex. rel. DeWine v. Omar Ibn El Khattab Mosque, Inc., (OH App., June 22, 2017), an Ohio appeals court exercising its original jurisdiction in quo warranto actions granted the state attorney general a writ…
  • Jun 23

    Court Temporarily Halts Deportation of 100 Iraqi Chaldeans and Minority Muslim

    Court Temporarily Halts Deportation of 100 Iraqi Chaldeans and Minority Muslim
    A Michigan federal district court yesterday issued a 14-day stay of the immediate deportation of over 100 Iraqi nationals who were arrested in immigration raids earlier this month.  Many of those arrested were Chaldeans. (See prior…
Rank this Week: 22

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Elonis v. United States 16-1231 Issues: (1) Whether, as a matter of statutory or constitutional law, liability under 18 U.S.C. 875(c) requires an analysis of whether a reasonable person would be threatened by…
  • Jun 23

    Opinion analysis: In regulatory takings case, court announces a new test

    Opinion analysis: In regulatory takings case, court announces a new test
    Under the doctrine of regulatory takings, government regulation that goes “too far” in burdening property rights counts as a taking under the Fifth Amendment, entitling the owner to “just compensation.” In deciding…
  • Jun 23

    And then there were six – the remaining case

    And then there were six – the remaining case
    The justices are expected to take the bench on Monday at 10 a.m. to issue opinions in argued cases. There are six decisions still outstanding, involving everything from cross-border shootings to the death penalty and public funding for…
Rank this Week: 23

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 24

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jun 23

    A Half-Hearted Two Cheers for the Victory of Federalism over Property Rights in Murr v. Wisconsin

    A Half-Hearted Two Cheers for the Victory of Federalism over Property Rights in Murr v. Wisconsin
    Legal scholars like Ilya Somin who share my own libertarian inclinations are mourning the defeat of federally protected property rights in Murr v. Wisconsin. I am not ready to don black. While I agree with Ilya that there should be more…
  • Jun 23

    The exodus of high-band LSAT student

    The exodus of high-band LSAT student
    This is an extraordinary graph. It describes the big decline in applicants in the high band of LSAT scores. Of course, these are the students who would be admitted to top law schools and/or strong performing law schools with significant merit…
  • Jun 22

    The Nine Lives of Bivens (SCOTUS Symposium)

    The Nine Lives of Bivens (SCOTUS Symposium)
    In Ziglar v. Abbasi, the Court ruled against plaintiffs seeking relief from allegedly unconstitutional discrimination and abuse in the wake of 9/11. Perhaps the largest flashpoint in the case concerned the Court’s treatment of Bivens, a…
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jun 23

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law & Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished papers on international economic law for publication in the Winter ’17 Issue of the...
  • Jun 23

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship
    The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation invites applications for the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship (KDF), “an annual competitive program that awards up to 20 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D.,...
  • Jun 23

    CFP: Cities as Ill Bodies in Films and Serie

    CFP: Cities as Ill Bodies in Films and Serie
    Prof. Anne Wagner invites submissions for an edited volume, Cities as Ill Bodies in Films and Series. Abstracts are due by Feb. 28, 2018. City is a living organism. It...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Jun 23

    From East to West, Big Law Comes Out for Pride

    From East to West, Big Law Comes Out for Pride
    On Sunday, June 25th, Pride Month celebrations will culminate with parades across the country, from New York to San Francisco. Lawyers and staffers from many law firms will be participating in the…
  • Jun 23

    Years After Legal Troubles, Ex-Big Law Partner Re-Emerge

    Years After Legal Troubles, Ex-Big Law Partner Re-Emerge
    David Schwinger appears to have revived his law career.       
  • Jun 23

    Lewis Rice's Rare Subsidiary Law Firm Expands in St. Loui

    Lewis Rice's Rare Subsidiary Law Firm Expands in St. Loui
    A Midwest experiment to provide trusts and estates legal services at a lower cost is showing signs of success. TuckerAllen, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Louis Rice, has served 1,000 families in its 10 months of existence. This week it…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 25

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Jun 23

    Law and Morality: Reflections on the Angela Cardinal Case

    Law and Morality: Reflections on the Angela Cardinal Case
    What constrains lawyer conduct? I don’t mean in terms of positive law – i.e., the codes of conduct or the decisions of the court. I mean at its source – what is the bottom line restriction on a lawyer’s professional…
  • Jun 22

    Fifth Bibliography on Access to Justice From National Self-Represented Litigants Project

    Fifth Bibliography on Access to Justice From National Self-Represented Litigants Project
    The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) has published Version 5 of its Access to Justice Annotated Bibliography. From the description on the NSRLP website: “Version 5 of the Access to Justice Annotated Bibliography…
Rank this Week: 29

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    BMW wins appeal over use of trade mark to promote spare parts busine

    BMW wins appeal over use of trade mark to promote spare parts busine
    The BMW "Roundel"Spare parts and intellectual property have a long and complicated history, particularly as far as the car industry is concerned.  A recent Court of Appeal decision has swung the pendulum back a bit in favour of rights…
  • Jun 24

    Saturday Sundrie

    Saturday Sundrie
    * WIPO Roving SeminarThere is still time to reserve a place at the Italian Roving Seminar on WIPO services, which will take place in Bari on 5 July 2017. There is no charge for registering or attending. In addition to the presentations…
  • Jun 23

    Trump and his coat of arm

    Trump and his coat of arm
    From INTEGRITAS to TrumpIt is normally Trump's hands which get the press attention but his [coat of] arms have been in the news as well recently. As Tian noted in her recent post on Trump's Chinese trade marks, Trump and the Trump…
Rank this Week: 30

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 22

    Welcome to the Pets Work at Work toolkit, your first step toward a pet-friendly workplace.

    Welcome to the Pets Work at Work toolkit, your first step toward a pet-friendly workplace.
    “Pets make life better in many ways. Bringing them with us out into the world means companionship, a social ice-breaker and not having to worry that we’ve left them home alone. At work, they can boost morale, build a sense of…
  • Jun 22

    The Nation’s Older Population Is Still Growing, Census Bureau Report

    The Nation’s Older Population Is Still Growing, Census Bureau Report
    “The nation’s population has a distinctly older age profile than it did 16 years ago, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. New detailed estimates show the nation’s median age — the…
  • Jun 22

    Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017

    Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017
    “This year’s report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov survey of over 70,000 online news consumers in 36 countries including the US and UK. The report focuses on the issues of trust in the…
Rank this Week: 31

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?
    That’s not that stupid of a question. There are 100,000 lawyers in Texas, or about 99,900 more lawyers than my county bar association had when I started practicing. I am here in Dallas for the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) Annual Meeting…
  • Jun 20

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account
    Too many lawyers do not realize they can’t land kudos and be easily cited without a Twitter account. How so? I regularly monitor sources and subjects for items of interest to me. I do it with my news aggregator, Feedly. Many of the…
  • Jun 19

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?
    How many posts are needed to launch a law blog? One. And I’m serious. Too many lawyers and law firms take all the fun out of blogging before they even get started by working on a series of blog posts before they take their law blog…
Rank this Week: 32

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jun 23

    It Has to be Asked

    It Has to be Asked
    I’ve thought all along that the real Trump scandal would be financial rather than electoral — Kushner or someone going to the Russians for bailout money to rescue bad investments such as the 666 5th Ave. building. …
  • Jun 23

    Bow Ties are In Again

    Bow Ties are In Again
    “This year’s draft broke the record for the most freshmen chosen, but the real record might have been for the most bow ties worn by draftees.” – NYT, Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft As someone who,…
  • Jun 22

    Monster Mashup

    Monster Mashup
    I’m guessing that most of the readers of this blog won’t care, and some others won’t agree, but I think it’s a shame that this piece of mashup brilliance by the Kleptones has only had fewer than 62000 views on ……
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Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jun 5

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool
    University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared…
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New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jun 23

    Bushrod Washington and Slavery

    Bushrod Washington and Slavery
    My research on what will be my next book continues.  An important part of the story will involve slavery. There is a delicious irony in the fact that Justice Washington, who owned slaves all of his life and inherited America’s most…
  • Jun 23

    Leopards and Their Spot

    Leopards and Their Spot
    My former colleague, Bill Bradford, is back in the news.  In 2005, he resigned from his position on our faculty, as summarized here. Two years ago he resigned his position as a lecturer at West Point, as summarized here. These scandals,…
  • Jun 20

    FAN 157.1 (First Amendment News) Music to their ears — The Slants win in SCOTUS: Commentaries, Podcasts & Interview

    FAN 157.1 (First Amendment News) Music to their ears — The Slants win in SCOTUS: Commentaries, Podcasts & Interview
    Music is the best way we know how to drive social change: it overcomes social barriers in a way that mob-mentality and fear-based political rhetoric never can — Simon Tam A major First Amendment victory — National ACLU The…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 23

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice
    HAGUE –  A briefing at the International Court of Justice was part of today’s Hague leg of the Global Governance Summer School that we at the University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center are…
  • Jun 20

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?
    UN Women and Promundo recently published “Understanding Masculinities,” the nearly-300 paged result of the International Men and Gender Equality Study (IMAGES) conducted in the Middle East and North Africa, conducted in Egypt,…
  • Jun 19

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme
    Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication: ► [insert media here: aligned right, a thumbnail-sized logo of the sponsoring organization, if available] The…
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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted
    There is has been some loose talk about Mueller being conflicted because Comey is his friend. Let's stipulate that a prosecutor cannot prosecute a crime where his or her friend is the victim. But this begs the question. a. What...
  • Jun 6

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court
    Lawyers may not misrepresent facts to the court. FRCP Rule 11. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers in particular have an obligation accurately to inform the court about executive branch action that is challenged as illegal or…
  • Jun 5

    Imposing on law students' "moral independence"

    Imposing on law students' "moral independence"
    DePaul law prof Julie Lawton has posted a new article, “Teaching Social Justice in Law Schools: Whose Morality is It?” Professor Lawton argues that “requiring law student participation in pro bono and legal clinics serving…
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Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Pointing to the Empty Chair | Maryland High Court Malpractice Opinion

    Pointing to the Empty Chair | Maryland High Court Malpractice Opinion
    New Maryland appellate opinion that hurts malpractice victims because it allows defendants to easily point to other healthcare providers as the real cause of plaintiff's injuries.
  • Jun 9

    How Much Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death in Maryland Lawsuit?

    How Much Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death in Maryland Lawsuit?
    If you are considering bringing a wrongful death lawsuit, one question may have is what is the most you can sue for in a wrongful death case? The better question is how much money can a jury award you.  Because in a wrongful death case…
  • Jun 7

    How Much Money Should I Ask for My Car Accident Settlement?

    How Much Money Should I Ask for My Car Accident Settlement?
    The question of how much money to ask for in a car accident settlement hinges on whether you are a personal injury lawyer, whether you are willing to file a lawsuit, and the size of your claim.   At our law firm, all roads lead to…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Desired qualities for next director of the USPTO?

    Desired qualities for next director of the USPTO?
    From a post at norningconsult about qualities in the next patent office director:The next PTO director should have served as a senior executive at a company that engages in research and development, and for which building and managing a…
  • Jun 22

    National Review on Bob Dylan "copying"

    National Review on Bob Dylan "copying"
    From the National Review:To use the word “plagiarism” to describe what Dylan does, then, seems incorrect, tarnished as the word is with allegations of theft and deceit. The intention, in Dylan’s case, could not be further…
  • Jun 22

    Analysis of Lemtrada data by researchers at Queen Mary University suggests issues in T/B cell repopulation dynamic

    Analysis of Lemtrada data by researchers at Queen Mary University suggests issues in T/B cell repopulation dynamic
    In a post titled Unpublished Data May Point to Link Between Lemtrada and Other Autoimmune Diseases in MS Patients , Multiple Sclerosis News Today began with text:Previously unpublished results of clinical trials of Lemtrada (alemtuzumab)…
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ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jun 14

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy
    Compiled for the Centre for Policy Alternatives a list of websites around communications campaigns, advertisements, projects, websites and various other initiatives I’ve designed, developed or gave input into over the past couple of…
  • Jun 12

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017
    I couldn’t make it to Paris, but managed despite some technical hiccups to be present virtually at the Online Dispute Resolution 2017 Forum through Skype Video. The agenda can be downloaded as a PDF from here. I made a few overarching…
  • Jun 5

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka
    An article published by renowned journalist Amantha Perera on IRIN today triggered a series of tweets over @groundviews around how officials in successive governments have lied to citizens around investments in life-saving technologies.…
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jun 17

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction
    Talking heads were in a dither yesterday, trying to decipher DAG Rosenstein's brief statement about the danger of relying on news accounts from supposedly reliable sources. See here for the Washington Post's account. Below is Rosenstein's…
  • Jun 7

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release today here putting an end to settlements that had payments to third parties as a condition of settlement. The press release says that " [w]ith this directive, we are ending this…
  • May 23

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down
    Trac reports - "The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first six months of FY 2017 the government reported 152 new environment prosecutions. If this activity continues at the same pace, the annual…
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